Posts Tagged ‘privacy’

An experiment in securing WebRTC

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Posted on 27th Oct 2014 by in Mobile

See how Gemalto’s R&D team developed a WebRTC-based VOIP demo secured using a SIM card and the W3C secure element access API.

Gemalto at W3C: two observations on security standards and the web

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Posted on 22nd Sep 2014 by in Corporate

Gemalto attended a number of workshops with the W3C this September, and security was high on the agenda. Here are our top two takeaways.

Who should you trust more: Social log-in services or your mobile operator?

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Posted on 2nd Jul 2014 by in Mobile

Social log-in services can be excellent time-saving tools and are a very convenient way to avoid the tedious process of online registration, filling in numerous forms and general password fatigue. So why are Facebook and Google’s versions of this tool not used more often? The answer’s simple; privacy is paramount to security, so why would […]

Facebook is 10 today – how much has changed since 2004?

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Posted on 4th Feb 2014 by in Corporate

As Facebook turned ten years old today, it occurred to me that one out of every six people on the planet now has a Facebook profile. Facebook is now reported to have more than 1.2 billion users out of the world’s 7.2 billion people. This achievement is stunning, particularly when one considers that this ‘social […]

Pacemakers to power plants: is nothing safe?

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Posted on 11th Dec 2013 by in M2M

Those reading the world’s news bulletins over the past few weeks could be forgiven for asking themselves the question, ‘is nothing safe anymore?’. From Dick Cheney’s pacemaker to the power plants that supply the very lifeblood of our global economy, reports emerging recently have given the impression that almost anything is now vulnerable to attack. […]

Smart ID cards for smart South African citizens

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Posted on 30th Jul 2013 by in Corporate

As the former President of South Africa recovers in hospital, having fought for and overseen the breakdown of apartheid in his country, it’s somehow fitting that Mr Mandela was among the first to receive the country’s new identification (ID) smart cards recently. Coinciding with International Nelson Mandela Day, other notable recipients of the smart technology […]

LTE advances demand increased – and award-winning – security

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Posted on 28th Jun 2013 by in Mobile

The recent prediction from research consultancy IDATE that there will be 1 billion LTE subscribers globally by 2015 shows us how the world of mobile WiFi is evolving faster than ever before.  This world is not only evolving, but also growing rapidly as we can see considerable development in the US as Verizon Wireless have […]

M2M World Congress: The importance of trust in the M2M ecosystem

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Posted on 5th Jun 2013 by in M2M

Machine to machine communications is a hot topic. There is a whole conference dedicated to the topic: M2M World Congress London. Held recently in London from 25th -26th April, it focused on the different experiences that industry players are having in deploying M2M. Mobile network operators were omnipresent, with the likes of EE, Telefónica, Orange, […]

Embracing permission-based marketing in Asia

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Posted on 4th Apr 2013 by in Mobile

The term ‘permission-based marketing’ is well-known in many regions around the world. Popularized by marketing guru Seth Godin, it has helped brands overcome the issue of being interruptive in their engagement with consumers. We have touched on this several times on this blog, looking at how to encourage customer loyalty and ensure consumer privacy, sharing […]

Moving Closer to Trusted Identities on the Internet

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Posted on 1st Oct 2012 by in Corporate

The move towards a trusted Internet identity ecosystem is getting closer: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded $9 million to five pilot programs for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) initiative.  According to NIST, the pilots will include new solutions, models, and/or frameworks for healthcare, online media, retail, […]